Emerging Issues in Food Safety

Michael Brodsky
Michael Brodsky
60 Minutes
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6 months

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This webinar will address the complexity of defining safe food. We will look at the changing nature of foodborne/food transmitted pathogens, new and emerging analytical technologies and the influence of demographics and geography on the changing landscape.

The webinar will also discuss roles and responsibilities for mitigating food contamination and foodborne illness from farm-to-fork.

Why should you Attend: Combined with an ever growing at-risk, population, these emerging pathogens present a litany of challenges to consumers, food producers, food safety regulators and food microbiologists. Learn about the issues and how they can only be mitigated through cooperative efforts. Understand why and what the farm-to-fork responsibilities each of us must adopt to help ensure that our food supply is safe.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Defining food safety
  • Risks and realities
  • Statistical reliability
  • New and emerging analytical technologies
  • The multiplicity of interacting factors
  • The changing landscape
  • Mitigating the risks

Who Will Benefit:
  • Consumers
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Food Microbiologists
  • Food Producers

Speaker Profile
Michael Brodsky has been an Environmental Microbiologist for more than 41 years. He is a Past President of the Ontario Food Protection Association and AOAC International.

He serves as Chair for the AOAC Expert Review Committee for Microbiology, as a scientific reviewer in Microbiology for the AOAC OMA and the AOAC Research Institute, as a reviewer for Standard Method for the Examination of Water and as a chapter editor on QA for the Compendium of Methods in Microbiology. He is also a lead auditor/assessor in microbiology for the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) and is a member of the Board of Directors.

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